What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name DEANS, DEREK N Employer name Hempstead UFSD Amount $62,639.84 Date 09/15/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KELLY, BRIAN R Employer name Broome County Amount $62,639.35 Date 08/22/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name QUINN, KRISTIN A Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $62,639.33 Date 06/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORZECH, JOSHUA J Employer name HSC at Syracuse-Hospital Amount $62,639.18 Date 10/31/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORALES, MARCUS D Employer name Office of General Services Amount $62,638.94 Date 03/30/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, PETER N Employer name Dept Labor - Manpower Amount $62,638.68 Date 04/17/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WAIT, KIMBERLY S Employer name Capital District DDSO Amount $62,638.48 Date 09/29/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KOHL, TODD W Employer name Erie County Amount $62,638.22 Date 04/23/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEPARD, ROBERT J Employer name Holland Patent CSD Amount $62,638.16 Date 09/03/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMPSON, JOSEPH W Employer name Dept Transportation Region 3 Amount $62,637.93 Date 01/02/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHALK, RENATE E Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $62,637.86 Date 04/17/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAX, TIMOTHY R, JR Employer name City of Buffalo Amount $62,637.54 Date 12/27/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BONZO, DEBORAH L Employer name Monroe County Amount $62,637.24 Date 07/02/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VIDON, ELIZABETH S Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $62,636.81 Date 10/29/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERMIDA, FANNY J Employer name Freeport UFSD Amount $62,636.56 Date 09/13/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SAWYER, MARCIE Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $62,636.54 Date 11/15/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CROLEY, DOUGLAS W Employer name Thousand Isl St Pk And Rec Reg Amount $62,636.40 Date 05/21/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAHAR, CATHERINE A Employer name Department of Health Amount $62,636.36 Date 08/05/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMES, JONATHAN C Employer name Village of Ilion Amount $62,636.31 Date 04/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TESSAGLIA-HYMES, CHRISTOPHER T Employer name Cornell University Amount $62,636.13 Date 06/15/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC KINNEY, INEZ D Employer name South Beach Psych Center Amount $62,635.74 Date 05/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMONEIT, DAVID A Employer name Erie County Amount $62,635.48 Date 11/06/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SOBOTKA, VICTORIA J Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,635.02 Date 12/09/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KACUR, SCOTT R Employer name Wappingers CSD Amount $62,633.63 Date 05/12/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOYLE, DONALD W Employer name Yonkers Mun Housing Authority Amount $62,633.62 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOKES, WILLIAM J, JR Employer name Ulster County Amount $62,633.43 Date 06/21/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSS, MARLENE A Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $62,633.31 Date 10/08/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SANCHEZ, LAUREN N Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $62,633.31 Date 06/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TORRES, DADIN Employer name East Ramapo CSD Amount $62,633.31 Date 01/04/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOLDWASSER, JENNIFER A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $62,633.14 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CASEY, STEPHANIE L Employer name Workers Compensation Board Bd Amount $62,632.75 Date 12/01/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROWN, SHANNON D Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $62,632.35 Date 10/20/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RICE, LINDSEY K Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $62,631.76 Date 08/11/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOX, GERALD A Employer name Town of Mendon Amount $62,631.64 Date 08/09/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUCHWALTER, PAMELA A Employer name Boces-Ulster Amount $62,631.44 Date 10/13/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELLS, BRITTANEY M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $62,631.38 Date 07/01/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURHANS, TYLER L Employer name Cortland County Amount $62,631.28 Date 09/14/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRANCH, COLLEEN M Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $62,631.12 Date 06/11/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KEITH, TIMOTHY A Employer name Collins Corr Facility Amount $62,630.96 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COBURN, TAMI M Employer name Livingston County Amount $62,630.45 Date 05/05/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORTIJO, EDWIN Employer name Office of Court Administration Amount $62,630.40 Date 10/11/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDEN, BRIAN W Employer name Town of Elma Amount $62,630.34 Date 10/14/1982 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEK, CHEE-KAI Employer name Deer Park UFSD Amount $62,629.76 Date 03/09/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATTEO, DANIEL J Employer name Town of Oyster Bay Amount $62,629.75 Date 04/21/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURRAY, JANINE L Employer name St Lawrence Psych Center Amount $62,629.64 Date 05/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOWLDS, SIDNEY J Employer name Westchester County Amount $62,629.54 Date 08/18/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KLVANA, AMANDA J Employer name Boces Eastern Suffolk Amount $62,629.52 Date 01/15/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONACO, JOHN H Employer name East Williston UFSD Amount $62,629.17 Date 08/04/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARDIE, DEBORAH J Employer name Boces-Oneida Herkimer Madison Amount $62,629.09 Date 10/24/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WINFIELD, JEREMY S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $62,628.77 Date 08/20/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WASHINGTON, NICOLE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,628.75 Date 04/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COUNCIL, JAMES T, III Employer name Peekskill City School Dist Amount $62,628.53 Date 07/07/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NICHOLSON, DAMON C Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $62,628.48 Date 10/26/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONZALEZ, JESUS R Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,628.31 Date 11/29/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALLIDAY, GEORGE J Employer name SUNY College at Purchase Amount $62,628.29 Date 05/06/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DALTON, DEBORAH M Employer name Town of Evans Amount $62,628.23 Date 06/19/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JACOB, AUGUSTINE J Employer name Staten Island DDSO Amount $62,628.19 Date 05/15/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYAN, LAURA A Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $62,628.01 Date 01/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCO, VINCENZO A Employer name Dutchess County Amount $62,627.52 Date 12/07/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORTELLA, JODI Employer name Nassau County Amount $62,627.49 Date 12/30/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAYNE, JOHN G Employer name City of Niagara Falls Amount $62,627.47 Date 12/19/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SARRO, MARK A Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $62,627.36 Date 04/08/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name IANTORNO, MICHAEL Employer name Port Chester-Rye UFSD Amount $62,627.16 Date 01/02/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STEPHENS, ROBERT W Employer name Great Meadow Corr Facility Amount $62,627.12 Date 04/16/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANTHONY, SHEILA P Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,626.93 Date 02/03/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIESHA L Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $62,626.87 Date 03/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMALLS, ELIJAH B Employer name Central NY DDSO Amount $62,626.73 Date 03/03/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, KIMBERLY A Employer name Clinton County Amount $62,626.70 Date 01/01/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SKINNER, RANDY A Employer name Oneida County Amount $62,625.87 Date 07/24/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HANCE, NATHAN S Employer name Dept of Agriculture & Markets Amount $62,625.62 Date 06/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ABBRUZZESE, DANNY J Employer name Village of Kings Point Amount $62,624.88 Date 01/21/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KANI, CHRISTINE C Employer name Hicksville UFSD Amount $62,624.77 Date 08/06/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WILLEY, MICHELE R Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,624.17 Date 08/02/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TEMPLE, EILEEN M Employer name Waterloo CSD Amount $62,623.91 Date 04/18/1994 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMERO, JOANA Employer name Crime Victims Compensation Bd Amount $62,623.66 Date 10/28/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSCATO, DANIEL P Employer name Rockland County Amount $62,623.37 Date 01/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DOLLINGER, ROBERT Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $62,623.26 Date 09/08/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MILLER, MARK D Employer name SUNY College Environ Sciences Amount $62,622.41 Date 09/24/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FOFANA, VEEMUSA Employer name Bronx Psych Center Amount $62,621.90 Date 09/13/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALBERT, JASON D Employer name Town of Coeymans Amount $62,621.81 Date 08/23/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name THIBAULT, LINDA M Employer name West Seneca CSD Amount $62,621.78 Date 09/24/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL, ZALIKA N Employer name Taconic Corr Facility Amount $62,621.56 Date 11/18/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUTKOWSKI, LISA M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $62,621.38 Date 11/19/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CONDE, NANCY A Employer name NYS Senate Regular Annual Amount $62,621.27 Date 09/01/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLANAGAN, DEBRA L Employer name Rochester City School Dist Amount $62,621.15 Date 02/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROOKS-MC DONALD, NICOLAUS B Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,620.63 Date 08/29/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DISKINT, JULIA Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,620.63 Date 05/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LIVERPOOL, JASMINE M Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,620.63 Date 09/15/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MOSIER, LE VERN W, JR Employer name Schenectady County Amount $62,620.63 Date 01/23/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAVARELLO, DANIEL T Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $62,620.41 Date 01/01/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GRUBER, J MARK Employer name Town of Tonawanda Amount $62,620.41 Date 04/14/1983 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMAO, JOSE A Employer name Ossining UFSD Amount $62,620.39 Date 03/25/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DYSARD, BENJAMIN C Employer name Capital Dist Psych Center Amount $62,620.27 Date 05/19/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOURIHAN, SHARON K Employer name Boces-Erie 1St Sup District Amount $62,619.97 Date 12/28/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TATON, PAULA ZLATEV Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $62,619.10 Date 07/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MORGAN, MARIANNE Employer name Town of Brookhaven Amount $62,619.07 Date 12/16/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARRIGAN, SHANE R Employer name Division of State Police Amount $62,618.98 Date 03/28/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CHASE, MATTHEW J Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $62,618.74 Date 07/19/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PANINSKI, DOUGLAS L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $62,618.20 Date 06/18/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, PATRICK J Employer name Town of Hamburg Amount $62,618.00 Date 08/02/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System